Week 0 games
AFC RANGERS (N.C.)
vs. SOUTH POINTE STALLIONS
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Where: District Three South Stadium
Coaches: AFC, Hugh Hicks; South Pointe, Bobby Carroll
Last year's records: AFC 4-7; South Pointe 10-4
Regions: AFC CCAA Independent; South Pointe 4-AAA
Last meeting: Never played
Radio: 6:30 p.m., AM 1340, FM 94.3
Did you know?: AFC is short for Airways For Christ. The team is in its third season, and Hicks said it averages returning eight players a season.
Directions: Take I-77 to Exit 73 (Hwy. 901) and go west. Take a left at the first traffic light on to Highway 72. Travel for approximately one mile. Veer right on Rawlsville Road and go one mile to the end the road. Turn left. The school will be visible at that point. Football parking for visitors is the first turn into a gravel overflow lot.
SOUTH POINT RED RAIDERS (N.C.)
vs. CLOVER BLUE EAGLES
Where: Clover's Memorial Stadium
Coaches: South Point, John Devine; Clover, Jet Turner
Last year's records: South Point, 14-2; Clover, 8-4
Regions: South Point, N.C. 3-A Big South Conference; Clover, 3-AAAA
Last meeting: Clover won 35-7 last season
Radio: 6:30 p.m., FM107.1-HD2, wrhi.com; 9:45 p.m., AM 1340
Did you know?: South Point, which won the NCHSAA 3-AA state championship last season, has lost two straight to Clover, 35-7 last year and 48-42 in 2008.
Directions: Take Heckle Blvd. to Newport and turn right on S.C. 274. Stay on 274 and take S.C. 55 to Clover. Turn off 55 just inside Clover on to Clinton Street and the stadium is down the road on the right.
FORESTVIEW JAGUARS (N.C.)
vs. NATION FORD FALCONS
Where: Nation Ford's Falcons Stadium
Coaches: Forestview, Marion Medlin; Nation Ford, Rusty Jester
Last year's records: Forestview 10-3; Nation Ford 3-8
Regions: Forestview N.C. 3-A Big South Conference; Nation Ford 4-AAA
Last meeting: Forestview won 20-14 last season
Did you know?: Nation Ford opened three years ago and each year has opened the season against Forestview. The Falcons are 1-2 against the Jaguars, winning 21-14 at home in their second season.
Directions: Take I-77 north and take the Gold Hill Road exit (Knights Stadium is on this road). Go to the stoplight on U.S. 21 and stay straight. Gold Hill turns into Springfield Road after you go through the intersection. Stay on Springfield and Nation Ford is on the left. Go to the second school entrance and turn left onto A.O. Jones, which leads to parking and the stadium behind the school.
vs. ABBEVILLE PANTHERS
Where: Newberry College's Setzler Field
Coaches: Chester, Anthony Sterling; Abbeville, Jamie Nickles
Last year's records: Chester 10-2; Abbeville 12-2
Regions: Chester 4-AAA; Abbeville 1-A
Last meeting: Never played
Radio:WRBK-FM 90.3, 6:30 p.m.
Did you know?: A pair of state powers regardless of classifications. Chester is still in Class AAA, but after years of playing near the top of Class AA, Abbeville dropped to Class A this season. The Panthers lost in the Class AA semifinals last season to Central of Pageland.
Directions: From Chester, take SC 121 south through Whitmire and into Newberry. Stay straight and go onto College Street, which leads to Newberry College. Parking for the game will be limited to specific areas around campus. Fans are asked to use parking lots along College Street. All lots will be marked by signs to avoid confusion.
SOUTHLAKE CHRISTIAN EAGLES
vs. WESTMINSTER CATAWBA INDIANS
Where: WC's Tomahawk Stadium
Coaches: Southlake, Rich Landis; Westminster Catawba, Dan Devine
Last year's records: Southlake, N/A; Westminster Catawba, 8-4
Regions: Both NCISAA Carolina Piedmont
Last meeting: Westminster won 55-21 last season
Did you know?: Westminster Catawba could be better this season after missing the private school championship last year with a loss in the semifinals. Devine is in his first season.
Directions: Turn left off Cherry Road onto Mount Gallant. Turn left onto S.C. 161 and go to India Hook Road. Turn right at the stoplight. The school and football field will be on the right.
OTHER WEEK 0 GAMES
A.C. Flora at Gilbert
Andrews at Johnsonville
Aynor at Lake View
Bamberg-Ehrhardt at Orangeburg-Wilkinson
Baptist Hill at Whale Branch
Barnwell at Blackville Hilda
Branchville at Fox Creek
Bluffton at Hilton Head
Carvers Bay at Timberland
Cheraw at Dillon
Christ Church at Travelers Rest
Columbia at Lower Richland
Crescent at Calhoun Falls
Denmark-Olar at Lake Marion
Dreher at Richland NE
Dutch Fork at Irmo
Eau Claire at Fairfield Central
Edisto at McCormick
Gaffney at Boiling Springs
Georgetown at Mullins
Hanahan at Hartsville
Hemingway at Hannah-Pamplico
North at C.A. Johnson
North Myrtle Beach at Conway
Palmetto at Walhalla
Ridge Spring-Monetta at Whitmire
St. James at Loris
Seneca at Greer
Socastee at Carolina Forest
South Florence at Blythewood
Southside Christian at Dixie
Spring Valley at Camden
Strom Thurmond at Williston-Elko
Waccamaw at Latta
Wagener-Salley at Pelion
West Columbus (N.C.) at Green Sea Floyds
West Oak at Easley
Academic Magnet at Garrett
Lincoln at Stall
Calhoun County at Marlboro County